This highly practical guide provides information that will help research students avoid needless mistakes. It informs and advises you about many of the important facets of postgraduate research, including: * what it means to conduct research at doctoral level * the requirements for independence, contribution to kwledge, originality and suitability for publication * planning a research project over a period of time * responsible research practice * criteria used in the examination of a PhD. Getting a PhD is an essential handbook for PhD students and provides plenty of useful advice for Masters students or undergraduates conducting a research project.
John A.Finn is Research Officer at Teagasc, Ireland,where he manages and supervises PhD students. He is also Visiting Researcher at University College Dublin.
John A. Finn
Taylor & Francis Ltd
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